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#Flying the flag

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Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance
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Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

Apr 19th 2018, 11:58 AM 6,651 Views 5 Comments

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'
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# Representing

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:21 PM 4,467 Views 1 Comment

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
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# Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Apr 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 5,467 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston
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# Flying The Flag

Bright start for Irish contingent as last chance Masters bid underway in Houston

Mar 30th 2018, 9:59 AM 5,610 Views 0 Comments

Three of the four sit inside the top ten.

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power
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# Flying The Flag

Career-best PGA Tour finishes for Ireland's Paul Dunne and Seamus Power

Mar 25th 2018, 10:29 PM 11,285 Views 3 Comments

American Brice Garnett won the Corales Championship by four strokes.

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships
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# Birmingham Bound

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

Feb 19th 2018, 2:02 PM 4,026 Views 3 Comments

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden
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# Flying The Flag

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

Feb 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 14,079 Views 15 Comments

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under
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# Flying The Flag

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:52 PM 12,003 Views 4 Comments

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

It's Mayo v Cavan Down Under as Cora Staunton set for first AFLW start
# Round One
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# Round One

It's Mayo v Cavan Down Under as Cora Staunton set for first AFLW start

Feb 1st 2018, 10:08 AM 5,619 Views 1 Comment

Staunton and Laura Corrigan Duryea are flying the flag as GWS and Melbourne clash in round one.

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives
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# Flying The Flag

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Jan 7th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,619 Views 33 Comments

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss
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# Flying The Flag

Big Sam hails fit-again James McCarthy as Everton's 'shining light' in United loss

Jan 1st 2018, 9:54 PM 14,018 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland midfielder came off the bench against Manchester United earlier.

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'
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# Writing History

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Dec 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 16,619 Views 0 Comments

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans
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# 17 Again

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

Dec 15th 2017, 5:40 PM 3,707 Views 5 Comments

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row
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Strong Irish contingent help Glasgow City to their 11th Scottish league title in-a-row

Nov 13th 2017, 10:49 AM 4,213 Views 0 Comments

Katie McCabe, Noelle Murray, Keeva Keenan and Savannah McCarthy were all involved.

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'
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# O'brien Duo

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

Nov 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 18,555 Views 18 Comments

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland get World Cup off to the perfect start with massive win over Italy

Oct 29th 2017, 10:09 AM 10,361 Views 21 Comments

Liam Finn was in fine form as his side won 36-12.

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters
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# Flying The Flag

Brilliant Paul Dunne beats Rory McIlroy to the British Masters

Oct 1st 2017, 4:22 PM 53,961 Views 81 Comments

The Wicklow golfer shot a final round 61 to win his first European Tour event.

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg
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# Flying The Flag

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

Sep 27th 2017, 9:03 PM 6,640 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international
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# Breaking New Ground

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

Sep 27th 2017, 10:06 AM 6,616 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day
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# Flying The Flag

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day

Aug 26th 2017, 1:13 PM 13,844 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Olympian finished second overall in the fencing event.

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

Aug 22nd 2017, 3:11 PM 2,658 Views 7 Comments

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

'Dublin has a special place in my heart': Stormzy wore the tricolour and gave it socks on stage at Longitude
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# Scenes

'Dublin has a special place in my heart': Stormzy wore the tricolour and gave it socks on stage at Longitude

Jul 15th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,348 Views 7 Comments

A special night.

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Jun 24th 2017, 6:29 PM 4,442 Views 2 Comments

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr among Irish to book final spots at European Team Championships

Jun 23rd 2017, 5:40 PM 3,225 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic finalist and six others from Team Ireland will line out in finals tomorrow.

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League
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# Flying The Flag

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:14 PM 2,621 Views 2 Comments

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Jan 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 8,234 Views 2 Comments

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf
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# Flying The Flag

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf

Nov 24th 2016, 10:05 AM 3,614 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair lie in a tie for seventh after the opening round.

'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk
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'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk

Oct 4th 2016, 7:52 AM 22,291 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland boss described the Lilywhites’ Europa League win over Maccabi Tel Aviv as the ‘best ever.”

Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights
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# Flying The Flag

Martin O'Neill is planning a trip to Dundalk and Cork's big European nights

Jul 29th 2016, 2:16 PM 4,252 Views 9 Comments

The senior international boss has been impressed by the ‘fantastic’ performances of Ireland’s top two clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League.

UCC Diaspora FC aiming for London FA Junior Cup glory
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# Skull And Crossbones

UCC Diaspora FC aiming for London FA Junior Cup glory

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:24 AM 5,633 Views 0 Comments

UCC Diaspora FC take on FC Hamlets in tomorrow’s final in London.

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day
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Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

Mar 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 22,250 Views 22 Comments

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations
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"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

Jan 14th 2016, 10:31 PM 30,676 Views 36 Comments

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time
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'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time

Dec 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 40,100 Views 10 Comments

Canadian-based swimmer Fiona Doyle was the first Irish athlete to qualify for Rio 2016.

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one
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New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Dec 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 37,604 Views 72 Comments

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
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# Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

Oct 12th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,450 Views 6 Comments

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix
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# In Contention

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

Jun 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 10,420 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals
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# Flying The Flag

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals

Apr 18th 2015, 11:05 PM 5,088 Views 1 Comment

Michelle O’Neill will represent the country at this summer’s tournament in Canada.

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup
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Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup

Mar 31st 2015, 9:29 PM 6,734 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.

'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'
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'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'

Mar 8th 2015, 8:01 PM 4,406 Views 11 Comments

It was another memorable day for Irish athletics in Prague.

An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors
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An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors

Mar 7th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,190 Views 4 Comments

John Travers is in with a medal chance in Prague.